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About Us

Rolling Thunder River Company: Over 40 years leading the Southeast in river adventures.

About Us

Since 1977, Rolling Thunder River Company has entertained over one million guests on the most popular and scenic rivers in the country: the Ocoee River, the Nantahala River and the Toccoa River. Join us for a whitewater rafting trip down a rushing mountain river or a gentle float trip and you’ll see why Rolling Thunder has become THE preferred rafting company for over 40 years. These river trips become magical moments in your vacation and you’ll find yourself rejuvenated and eagerly anticipating your next trip.


Check us out on our Facebook page, TripAdvisor or Google.

“ This was our first time water rafting and we loved it so much! I was terrified of going but we had such an awesome guide. He made us feel safe the whole time! ”
Marlen Gomez , Google
“Absolutely amazing trip. Father son trip before son leaves to college. Only disappointment is that I waited too long. Should have done this long time ago.”
Trent Nessler , Google
“ AMAZING! We were a big group of 7 and only 1 of us had been rafting in the past, but our guide was phenomenal. ”
Ina Slovava , Google
“ Our whitewater adventure on the Ocoee river was exceptional! From booking until we got in our car to leave, we had such a great time, and service is top notch! ”
Barli D. , TripAdvisor
“ Rolling Thunder River Company is AWESOME! This is the 3rd time my family and I have rafted with this company and every time did not disappoint.”
Amelia D , TripAdvisor
“ Awesome time again with Rolling Thunder. They run efficiently from start to finish. The guides work well together on the water and it shows. ”
Karen M. , TripAdvisor

why choose us

You have a lot of choices on the Nantahala, Ocoee and Toccoa rivers. Here are some reasons to choose Rolling Thunder.

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A Few of Our River Guides

Here are some of our incredible guides in action. They are not only fun to be around and full of Southeast USA knowledge, they dazzle with their certified, professional abilities to move you down the river!
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guide nantahala 1 River Guide - Nantahala
guide nantahala 2 River Guide - Nantahala
guide ocoee 2 River Guide - Ocoee

Want to Join the Team?

If you are wanting to explore being a river guide or would like to join our team – visit our employment page!

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Book Now

Choose from one of our amazing rivers below and begin your adventure!

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